Box Score 7/11: Home Run Derby hits grand slam with fans

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what were reading while arguing over if home runs hit into the roof at Marlins Park should count or not in the Home Run Derby.Happy birthday today to Caroline Wozniacki, Joe Pavelski, Jacoby Jones, Willie Anderson, Rod Strickland and Leon Spinks...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Unbeaten lightweight Chuy Gutierrez excited for chance against Leon Spinks III

Rising lightweight Chuy “El Huracan” Gutierrez (14-0-1, 4 KOs) and his March 12th opponent, Leon “The Third Generation” Spinks III (11-3-1, 7 KOs), are both looking to make their own mark in their 8-round “Knockout Night at the D” co-feature. Gutierrez is seeking to expand his marquee on a national level, while Spinks attempts to shine on his own terms despite his spotlight catching...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

San Diego Fights returns May 24 with local prospects, and Leon Spinks III

With two fight cards under its belt this year, Bobby D Presents will now stage its biggest event to date this year on Friday, May 24th, when “San Diego Fights” makes its debut at the historic Bing Crosby Hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.  Known for its all-action bouts filled with explosive match-ups, Bobby DePhilippis guarantees that the upcoming card, the first of seven exciting...
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bundrage-Spinks II complete results, fight night photos, quotes & more

Cornelius “K9” Bundrage defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) Junior Middleweight World Championship for the second time against Cory Spinks, the man he won it from nearly two years ago.  In a rough-and-tumble fight, Bundrage dropped Spinks four times en route to a seventh-round technical knockout. Right here, find the complete results from the Showtime tripleheader...
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Hearns, Spinks, Chuvalo & More at Vegas Fan Fest on Saturday

Five-division world champion Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns will join former world heavyweight champion Leon Spinks, and former top heavyweight contenders Earnie Shavers, Chuck Wepner and George Chuvalo, at a special autograph fan festival, This Saturday, February 18, in the lobby of the MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, Nev., from Noon to 2 p.m. PT. The fighters, who are in town to attend...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Boxing promoter Butch Lewis dies at 65.

Butch Lewis, the colorful boxing promoter who worked with Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Michael and Leon Spinks, has died. He was 65. Funeral home owner Sammy Congo of Congo Funeral Home in Wilmington, Del., says he received notification of Lewis' death on Saturday morning and was expected to meet family members on Sunday. He did not have information about how Lewis died. Lewis...
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July 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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